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A printed hard copy version of this document is available for purchase. Add to Collection. Added to Collection. AACN Scope and Standards for Progressive and Critical Care Nursing Practice incorporates advances in scientific knowledge, clinical practice, technology and other changes in the dynamic healthcare environment. The scope and standards describe and measure the expected level of practice and professional performance for progressive and critical care registered nurses and articulates the contributions of progressive and critical care nursing to a patient and family-centered healthcare system. A resource for all nurses practicing in a progressive or critical care setting, the up-to-date guide offers a practical tool for students, faculty, nurses in practice, members of the interprofessional team and other nursing colleagues.
Join NursingCenter to get uninterrupted access to this Article. Previous columns have recounted the process for updating the third edition of the Nursing Professional Development: Scope and Standards of Practice, discussed the trends influencing the revisions, and delineated the changes in the scope of practice reflecting the evolution of the Nursing Professional Development NPD specialty over the past 6 years. This column focuses on the revision process and changes to the standards of professional practice. Specialty organizations align with those broad parameters by developing and revising their own specific scope and standards of practice. Standards of professional practice include a description of the standard followed by multiple competency statements that serve as evidence for compliance with the standard Strong, The standards of professional practice are divided into two categories, standards of practice and standards of professional performance. The standards of practice align with the nursing process and define what NPD practitioners do Wilson,
Starting a new job in a new specialty can be a daunting experience. I recently transitioned to a new role as a nurse administrator. On my first day, I had two key questions about this role. The scope and standards of practice are authoritative statements on how the professional nurse should practice.
This ANA publication, Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition, reflects the thinking of the nursing profession on various issues and should be reviewed in conjunction with state board of nursing policies and practices. State law, rules, and regulations govern the practice of nursing, while Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition, guides nurses in the application of their professional knowledge, skills, and responsibilities. All rights reserved. Reproduction or transmission in any form is not permitted without written permission of the American Nurses Association ANA.
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The American Nurses Association (ANA) is a national professional association. This. ANA publication, Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition.Reply
Nursing practice has evolved over the centuries, beginning with Florence Nightingale in the 19th century conducting her own research on caring for soldiers in the Crimean War, to contemporary nursing practice in the 21st century where healthcare delivery has become complex, requiring a highly educated nursing workforce to meet the needs of a diverse, aging population.Reply